HP 8570w Mobile workstation

Portable powerhouse

HP EliteBook 8570w Mobile Workstation

HP's most versatile mobile workstation offers high-end professional graphics, robust processing power, a 15.6" diagonal display and a chiseled design that radiates performance.

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passes 7 military tests for durability25

Up to32GB

of 1600 MHz DDR3 memory4

Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Core i7 processors

Designed to get things done.

Boasting chiseled good looks and precision design, the HP EliteBook 8570w Mobile Workstation makes no compromises on manageability, performance and durability. Featuring workstation power and optional backlit keyboard, the EliteBook 8570w offers the performance and mobility you need to get your most demanding work done outside the office, even in low-light environments. And in fact, it passes 7 military tests for durability25.

HP 8570w Mobile workstation design

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Form Factor Mobile
Operating System
  • Preinstalled:
  • Windows 8 Pro 6412
  • Windows 7 Professional (available through downgrade rights from Windows 8 Pro)13
  • Windows 7 Professional 3214
  • Windows 7 Professional 6414,15
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 3214 (select countries)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 6414,15 (select countries)

  • Supported:
  • Windows 8 Pro 3212
  • Windows 8 3212
  • Windows 8 Enterprise 3212
  • Windows 8 Enterprise 6412
  • Windows 7 Enterprise 3214
  • Windows 7 Enterprise 6414,15
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 3214
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 6414,15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • Certified:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • FreeDOS
Processor 3rd Generation Intel® Core i7 Quad-Core1 with Turbo Boost Technology;16 3rd Generation Intel® Core i7 and i5 Dual-Core1 with Turbo Boost Technology16
Chipset Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset(vPro support17)
Memory16 DDR3 SDRAM PC3-12800, 1600 MHz, dual-core processors support 2 memory slots, 2/4/8 GB18 SODIMMs, up to 16 GB total, quad-core processors support 4 memory slots, 2/4/8 GB18 SODIMMs, up to 32 GB total3
Internal Storage19 320/500/750 GB 7200 rpm HDD, 500 GB 7200 rpm SED (Self Encrypting Drive), SATA 6 Gb/s, 128/180 GB SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 GB SED SSD
Flash Cache Intel® 24 GB SLC mSATA cache module; Support Intel Smart Response Technology (available with non-SED HDD only)
Upgrade Bay 12.7 mm SATA optical drive or secondary hard drive: DVD-ROM Drive,2 DVD+/-RW Drive,2 Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW Drive,2,20 Blu-ray R/RE DVD+/-RW Drive,2,20 500 GB 7200 rpm HDD,2,19 256 GB SATA 6 Gb/s SED SSD,2,19 or weight saver
Display 15.6" diagonal LED-backlit WVA anti-glare, HD+21 (1600 x 900); 15.6" diagonal LED-backlit WVA anti-glare, FHD21 (1920 x 1080); 15.6" diagonal LED-backlit UWVA anti-glare, FHD21 DreamColor2 (1920 x 1080)
Graphics AMD FirePro M4000 with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory; (AMD Eyefinity Technology for advanced multi-monitor support),4NVIDIA Quadro K1000M, with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memory, NVIDIA Quadro K2000M, with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memory
Audio/Visual High Definition Audio (SRS Premier Sound PRO), stereo speakers, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, integrated dual-microphone array, optional 720p HD21 Webcam2
Wireless Support2,8,9,10 Optional HP lt2522 LTE/EV-DO Mobile Broadband Module – U.S. only10 (no Win 8 support), Optional HP hs2350 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband;2 Optional HP un2430 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband;2 Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2;9 Intel® Centrino Advanced-N 6205 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2;9 Intel® Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 802.11a/b/g/n 3x39
Communications Integrated Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (vPro support16), 56K v.92 modem2
Ports and Connectors 2 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports (1 charging), 1 eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 stereo microphone in, 1 stereo headphone/line out, 1 1394a, 1 RJ-11(optional modem), 1 RJ-45(Ethernet), 1 docking connector, 1 secondary battery connector, power connector
Expansion Slots 1 ExpressCard/54 slot, 1 SD slot supports SD (Secure Digital), SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity), SDXC (Secure Digital Extended Capacity)
Input Devices Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad, bottom case drain, backlit keyboard,2 touchpad with scroll zone and gestures support, point stick, discrete launch buttons (Web browser, WLAN on/off, mute, calculator)
Software(Windows OS only) HP Remote Graphics Software (pre-load), HP Power Assistant,22 HP Recovery Manager, HP Support Assistant, Microsoft Office 2010 60 days trial (Windows 8); Microsoft Office Starter (Windows 7 only).23 Corel Win DVD (select models), Roxio Secure Burn24 (select models), Roxio MyDVD Business 2010 (select models), HP Performance Advisor. Custom Integration Services provides tailor-made, turnkey solutions for Business Ready PCs
Security Standard: Microsoft Security Essentials, HP ProtectTools,25 TPM Embedded Security Chip 1.2, HP Fingerprint Sensor, Pre-Boot Security, HP SpareKey (requires initial user setup), HP Disk Sanitizer,26 Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools, Face Recognition for HP ProtectTools,27 File Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools,26 Smart Card Reader, security lock slot. Optional: HP Privacy Filter,2 HP Notebook Combo Lock,2 HP Keyed Lock,2 Central Management for HP ProtectTools,28 Computrace2,29
Dimensions (w x d x h) Standard panel: 15.0 x 10.1 x 1.36 in (at front)/38.2 x 25.8 x 3.5 cm (at front); DreamColor panel: 15.0 x 10.1 x 1.44 in (at front)/38.2 x 25.8 x 3.7 cm (at front)
Weight Starting at 6.69 lb (3.0 kg) with weight saver (weight will vary by configuration)
Power 8-cell (83 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery,30 8-cell (75 WHr) HP Long Life Battery,30 optional HP ST09 Extended Life Notebook Battery (73 WHr),2,30 optional HP BB09 Ultra Extended Life Notebook Battery (100 WHr),2,30 120W HP Smart AC Adapter, 150W HP Smart AC Adapter, 200W HP Smart AC Adapter, HP Fast Charge31
Expansion Solutions2 HP 230W Docking Station, HP 90W Docking Station, HP 230W Advanced Docking Station, HP 120W Advanced Docking Station, HP Dual Hinge Notebook Stand, HP Display & Notebook Stand, HP Adjustable Display Stand
Warranty16 Limited 3-year and 1-year warranty options available, depending on country, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery. Optional HP Care Pack Services2,32 are extended service contracts which go beyond your standard warranties. For more details, visit hp.com/go/lookuptool.

Born to perform

Benefit from incredible performance, responsiveness and exciting features like Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.02. The HP EliteBook 8570w with the latest 3rd Generation Intel® quad core processors3, lets you run demanding applications with up to 32GB of system memory4. And with the new Intel® Smart Response Technology5, you'll gain fast response times for things like system boot and application startup with hard drive.

HP 8570w Mobile workstations performance

Exceptional graphics for exceptional performance

Featuring the latest workstation-caliber graphics powered by AMD or NVIDIA, the HP EliteBook 8570w achieves blazing fast transfers and manipulation of 3D textures on its 15.6" diagonal HD1 display. Multi-task on multiple screens or view enlarged content on up to five total displays7, including the native display. You can also improve color matching from vision to production with HP DreamColor Technology.


Offering true workstation-class application performance and robust OpenGL support, NVIDIA graphics are fully certified and optimized with industry-leading applications such as AutoDesk, Solidworks and Adobe® for enhanced performance and reliability. Take advantage of large GPU memory with fast bandwidth (up to 256-bit) for display of complex models and scenes, as well as computation of large datasets.


AMD FirePro professional graphics are compliant with the latest industry standards enabling you to take full advantage of their rich features. AMD professional graphics are especially tuned to enable outstanding performance for many major CAD and digital media applications. AMD Eyefinity Technology increases productivity and simplifies visualization solutions by expanding your visual real estate7.

HP 8570w Mobile workstation graphics

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Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Core Inside, and Ultrabook are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.

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  1. HD content required to view HD images.
  2. Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 technology requires a PC with a processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 capability. Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system configuration. See www.intel.com/technology/turboboost for more information.
  3. Multi-Core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. 64-bit computing on Intel® architecture requires a computer system with a processor, chipset, BIOS, operating system, device drivers, and applications enabled for Intel® 64 architecture. Processors will not operate (including 32-bit operation) without an Intel® 64 architecture-enabled BIOS. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.
  4. Maximum memory capacities assume Windows 64-bit operating systems or Linux. With Windows 32-bit operating systems, memory above 3 GB may not all be available due to system resource requirements.
  5. Requires a compatible Intel® Core processor, enabled chipset, Intel® Rapid Storage technology software and non-SED HDD + optional mSATA SSD flash cache module. Intel® Smart Response Technology is only available on select 2012 HP systems. Depending on system configuration, results may vary.
  6. Sold separately or as an optional feature.
  7. Discrete graphics configuration required to support up to five total displays through the advanced docking station. The advanced docking station is sold separately. AMD graphics supports five total displays, including the native notebook display. NVIDIA graphics supports up to four total displays, including the native notebook display.
  8. Microsoft Windows required.
  9. For hard drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 30 GB (for Windows 7) of system disk is reserved for the system recovery software.
  10. With Blu-ray, certain disc, digital connection, compatibility and/or performance issues may arise, and do not constitute defects in the product. Flawless playback on all systems is not guaranteed. In order for some Blu-ray® titles to play, they may require an HDMI digital connection and your display may require HDCP support. HD DVD disks cannot be played on this drive. Note that DVD-ROM cannot read or write to 2.6GB Single Sided/5.2 GB Double Sided – Version 1.0 media. Actual speeds may vary. Don’t copy copyright-protected materials. Double Layer discs can store more data than single layer discs; discs burned with this drive may not be compatible with many existing single-layer DVD drives and players.
  11. Limited three-year Mon-Fri 8-5 next business day, parts, labor and 24x7 phone support, terms and conditions may vary standard on Z1. HP Care Pack Services extend service contracts beyond the standard warranties. Service starts from date of hardware purchase. To choose the right level of service for your HP product, use the HP Care Pack Services Lookup Tool at www.hp.com/go/lookuptool. Additional HP Care Pack Services information by product is available at http://www8.hp.com/us/en/business-services/it-services.html?compURI=1077422. Service levels and response times for HP Care Packs may vary depending on your geographic location.
  12. This system may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware to take full advantage of Windows 7 functionality. Not all features are available in all editions of Windows 7. www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/ for details.
  13. Some functionality of this technology, such as Intel® Active management technology and Intel Virtualization technology, requires additional 3rd party software in order to run. Availability of future "virtual appliances" applications for Intel vPro technology is dependent on 3rd party software providers. Microsoft Windows required.
  14. Do not copy copyright-protected materials.
  15. Internet access required.
  16. Wireless use requires separately purchased service contract. Check with your local vendor for coverage area and availability in your area. Connection and speeds will vary due to location, environment, network conditions, and other factors. 4G compatibility with HSPA+ and LTE. 4G LTE is only available in the United States. LTE is expected to be available in June 2012.
  17. Wireless access point and Internet service required. Availability of public wireless access points limited.
  18. Power calculations and cost calculations are estimates. Results will vary based on variables, which include information provided by the user, time PC is in different power states (on, standby, hibernate, off), time PC is on battery or AC, hardware configuration, variable electricity rates and utilities provider. HP advises customers to use information reported by HP Power Assistant for reference only and to validate impact in their environment. Environmental calculations were based on U.S. EPA eGrid 2007 data found at www.epa.gov/egrid/. Regional results will vary. Microsoft Windows required. Requires discrete graphics configuration.
  19. Includes reduced functionality versions of Word and Excel. Purchase of Product Key required to activate full Office 2010 suite available at participating resellers/retailers and www.office.com.
  20. For the use cases outlined in the DOD 5220.22-M Supplement. Does not support Solid State Drives (SSDs). Requires Disk Sanitizer, External Edition for Business Desktops from hp.com. Initial setup required. Web history deleted only in Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers and must be user enabled.
  21. In order to deploy and receive updated policies, the client needs to be connected to the network server and requires separately purchased DigitalPersona Pro software. System access may not prevent users from logging into the system on the first attempt if policy updates haven't yet been received and applied.
  22. Computrace agent is shipped turned off, and must be activated by customers when they purchase a subscription. Subscriptions can be purchased for terms ranging from one to five multiple years. Service is limited, check with Absolute for availability outside the U.S.
  23. Fast Charge Technology recharges your battery up to 90% within 90 minutes when the system is off. Fast Charge Technology does not apply to the 9-cell battery. When the PC is powered on, charge time may increase and will vary based on the workload of the notebook PC.
  24. Microsoft Windows and webcam required.
  25. The 8570w passed MIL STD testing for Drop, Vibration, Functional Shock, Dust, Humidity, Altitude, High Temperature, Low Temperature, and Temperature Shock. Testing was not intended to demonstrate fitness for Department of Defense contracts requirements or for military use. Test results are not a guarantee of future performance under these test conditions.
  26. System access may not prevent users from logging into the system on the first attempt if policy updates haven’t yet been received and applied. Requires Microsoft Windows.